A blog for students on the FDLT and BALT courses at the University of Northampton

at Leicester and UN

June 24, 2021
by Jean
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Some free resources

Free English resources from Pobble

Pobble is a resource that provides inspiration and editable plans for the teaching of English.  You can find out more about Pobble here. There is free access to all the resources until the end of August.

 

Pobble opening screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free music input and resources from Rock Steady Music School

Rock Steady Music provide free 30 minute live streams for KS1 and KS2 on Friday afternoons live and available on catch up. You can find out more about Rock Steady Music School here.

rock steady music opening screen

June 18, 2021
by Jean
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A creative finish to FDLT Year 1!

making of stop motion animationsThis week our FDLT year 1 students reached the end of their first year at university. It was great to be able to welcome them back to Devonshire Place and the Waterside Campus, Northampton to work face to face making stop motion animations. As you can see from the animations on the Padlet below they worked creatively and co-operatively to explore this approach and produced some great results. For many of them it was the first time they had made animations.

We used the app StopMotionStudio and there is potential for the animations to be opened in iMovie so sound effects, dialogue and music could be added – most of us did not have time to do this in the session! 

As you can see from the photos here the students have great skills of making, measuring and improvising. This is what makes them such great supporters of learning back in school.

We wish them all a restful and enjoyable summer so that they will be ready for FDLT year 2 in September!

Made with Padlet